BSOE Graduate Student Newsletter
2022 PBSci Summer Activities
Open Call - Hertz Foundation - The Hertz Fellowship
UMBC Fellows for Faculty Diversity Program
City of Hope Graduate Student Symposium
Please note the following upcoming university deadlines, and ALWAYS check the Academic and Administrative Calendar for important dates and deadlines. Bookmark this year's Academic and Administrative Calendar and refer to it regularly.
Friday, July 8th Deadline To Apply For Degree
If you plan to complete your MS or PhD this quarter (Summer 2022), the degree application needs to be submitted to BSOE Graduate Advising office. This is also the deadline to pay for filing fee, if applicable. More guidelines for graduating are available on the Graduate Advising website.
Friday, August 26th Leave of Absence Summer Deadline
Deadline to petition for leave of absence (LOA) beginning the next quarter. LOA forms must be approved/signed by your faculty advisor and submitted to the BSOE Graduate Advising office by the posted deadline. LOA application forms are available on the Graduate Division's website.
Hi grads, this year’s PBSci Summer Activities starts on 08/01/22. All grads are welcome! Join them this summer with fun activities that will allow you to connect with the communities at UCSC and Santa Cruz. This program offers a variety of activities (most of which are free) - there’s something for everyone! See the flyer for more information.
The Office of Foundations Relations is pleased to share this open call for applications from the Hertz Foundation. Please forward the call to interested graduate students in your departments and divisions.
The Hertz Foundation is hosting an online information session (https://www.hertzfoundation.
UCSC Contact: Samantha Forde | firstname.lastname@example.org
Funder: Hertz Foundation
Opportunity: The Hertz Fellowship
Deadline: September 1, 2022
Overview: The Hertz Fellowship is awarded annually to the nation’s most promising graduate students in science and technology. Using a rigorous, merit-based process, Hertz identifies innovators with the greatest potential to create transformative solutions to the world's most urgent challenges.
Please click here for a list of FAQs.
View the list of fellows to learn more about their fields of interest.
Award Amount & Terms
The Hertz Fellowship compensation package includes a cost-of-education allowance and a personal stipend valued at up to $250,000.
August 17, 2022 6pm EST Online Information Session
October 28, 2022 Application due
- Registration for Information Webinar
- August 12, 2022 (noon-1:30 pm EST)
- September 23, 2022 (noon-1:30 pm EST)
UMBC will appoint recent recipients of a Ph.D. degree, including Ed.D, DFA, and MFA, as Faculty Fellows for a two-year term in-residence fellowship beginning July 1, 2023. Fellows receive a starting stipend of $54,500, health benefits, $5,500 for conference travel, preparation of scholarly/creative work, and technology needs. Fellows are also provided with office space, library and other privileges at the university. During the two-year fellowship, fellows are provided teaching and research mentors and specialized professional development opportunities. In addition to pursuing their research and or creative/artistic agenda, fellows teach one course a year in their host department.
Applications for study in any field represented at UMBC are welcome.
LitFellow.com is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $1000 scholarship to students of Baskin School of Engineering.
In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the academic year 2022.
Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
Applicants under 18, must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
Must apply to the contest by email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend.
Must provide your written essay by the deadline of 1st December 2022.
A winner will be chosen on 1st January 2023
All essay submissions should be sent to: mailto:email@example.com
To learn more about the scholarship, you can visit our website at the link below as well as review the attached flyer. If you have any questions please let us know.
You are cordially invited to attend City of Hope’s 6th Annual Biomedical Research Graduate Student Symposium to be held virtually on August 26th, 2022. This one-day event will promote professional development and foster communication between graduate students in the Southern California area.
We highly encourage Master’s and PhD students to present their current research! Abstracts of 500 words or less can be submitted online for oral or poster presentations. Abstracts are due Friday, July 15th. Both oral and poster presentations are eligible for monetary prizes.
This year we will be hosting a science communication seminar and a career panel with COH alumni from public policy, academia, and industry. Our Keynote address will be by the fabulous Dr. Maike Sander from University of California, San Diego. Details for all our speakers can be found on our website.
Registration is free and now open online, please go to this link:
Event Location: Online
You're invited to the 2022 Natural Language Processing Capstone Workshop! This year, UCSC NLP M.S. students worked in teams mentored by industry experts from IBM, Interactions, LinkedIn, and Google to develop Capstone projects that address real-world NLP challenges. Join us online on August 26th (1-5 PM PDT) to learn about each project.
To register for the 2022 NLP Capstone Workshop, please complete this form.
- Keynote Address: Hear insights about the future of NLP from incoming UCSC CSE & NLP faculty member, Professor Ian Lane.
- NLP Capstone Projects: Watch student teams present Capstone projects mentored by industry experts from IBM, Interactions, LinkedIn and Google.
- NLP Industry Panel: Join our expert panel of leading scientists for insights on career opportunities in the NLP field.
The 2022 NLP Capstone Projects and Mentors are:
- IBM Research: Probing of Language Models for Code
- Interactions: Neural Models of Supertagging for Semantic Role Labeling and Beyond
- LinkedIn: Comparing Dictionaries and Word Embeddings
- Google and UCSC: Multimodal Knowledge Extraction and Question Answering in Farming
Learn more about this year's Capstone projects and mentors by visiting nlp.ucsc.edu/capstone-
Campus opportunity for STEM Grads—Oakes Scientist in Residence—is once again open. The position is set up so that a STEM graduate student is given housing at Oakes College in exchange for developing and leading regular community building programming for undergraduates. To learn more, or apply, please direct interested students to the position on handshake as Job #6684673 "Scientist in Residence."